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South Buttress  


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Submitted By: Jon Nelson on Jun 7, 2014
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Description 

Has an east face that gets morning sun, a shady corner on the north side, and a south face and corner. Every wall here is straight vertical except the rib on the west side.

Getting There 

From iron gate, go around to the south or between the W. Spire and E. Tower.

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.5 miles from here

9 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',4],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for South Buttress:
Corner   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport   South Face & S. Dihedral
South rib   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport   South Face & S. Dihedral
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